The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 135 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +10
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.96% 0.88%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.23% 13.69% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £377 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
284 168 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.96% 6.99% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 109 137
Average daily rate £380 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £28.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -35.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £24.90 £39.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -43 7 £419 +52.27% 1
South Yorkshire -11 5 £330 +20.00% 2
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Test Management
3 7 (35.00%) JIRA
3 7 (35.00%) Selenium
3 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (35.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) QA
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Splunk
7 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Resilience Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) Jetty
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) HP Helion
1 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) DMZ
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) PVCS
5 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) XSD
4 1 (5.00%) WSDL
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) IVR
1 1 (5.00%) Tandem
1 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Solaris
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Resilience Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 2 (10.00%) V-Model
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) vCloud
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Verint
4 1 (5.00%) Genesys
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle